GTBets vs. Bovada | Sportsbooks Compared

Continuing with our line of comparing sportsbooks, today we will take at look at two staples within our Wonder Punter family and that is GTBets and Bovada. Of course, it’s important to understand that the final decision to go with whichever sportsbook is solely dependant upon you.

Here are the benefits of each sportsbook


How Long in Business?

Established in 2011, GTBets is still considered a ‘baby’ in the online sports betting industry.

Bovada has also been in business since 2011 after being established under the Bodog family to serve players in the United States.

Both of these sportsbooks come highly recommended by us at Wonder Punter feeling they are both trustworthy and reputable.


Best Bonuses?

For new bettors to GTBets, they offer a strong initial bonus for players new to the game of sports betting with a 100% bonus match up to $250 (CASH) with a 5x rollover and a 50% bonus match up to $500. GTBets has a unique “points” promotion on your favorite teams; a feature we think is very cool.

Bovada offers a 50% Welcome Bonus up to $250, as well as a $3,000 Casino Welcome Bonus.


Best Odds/Best Lines

Both GTBets and Bovada are not the quickest of foot when it comes to delivering the betting lines, however, we have found that both sportsbooks tend to favor better odds for the underdog at times, which in turn gives you better value.

Best Interface

A basketball feel is what you will get with the GTBets mobile betting interface with the orange and black colors, but will quickly notice that the website is solid and easy to navigate.

Bovada with their premier technology delivers an impressive showing of graphics and style on their betting interface.

Both sportsbooks stand out with their vast array of betting options to keep you more than satisfied.


Betting Types

Both sportsbooks do a great job of supplying enough betting options, but it is important to check with each sportsbook to stay up-to-date with all that is offered.


  • Straight Bets
  • Spread
  • Total
  • Parlays
  • Progressive Parlays
  • Moneyline Betting
  • Reverses
  • Teasers
  • Halftime Betting
  • Quarter Betting
  • Round Robbins
  • Point Buys/Sells
  • IF Bets
  • Futures
  • Props

With Bovada, you will find the following along with the basics;

  • Single Bet Cross-Sport Teaser
  • Multi-Single Bet IF Bet
  • Parlay Reverse
  • Teaser Round Robin
  • Sweetheart Teasing Buying Points
  • 1H/2H Spread
  • 1H/2H Totals
  • Quarter Lines


Mobile Betting

You will be easily impressed with each of the sportsbooks mobile betting interface as these sportsbooks require no download while delivering an interface that will adapt perfectly to fit any size screen on your mobile device. And much like their desktop versions, there are plenty of betting options at your disposal.



While Bovada gets the nod in terms of graphics for their Casino and Poker play, both sportsbooks offer plenty of games to keep you entertained with Poker, Slots, Blackjack, Roulette and more as well as tournament play.

Deposits and Withdrawals

This is an area where you may want to verify both methods of acceptance directly with the websites as they may change at any given time.


  • Visa/Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Bitcoin
  • Pre-Paid Credit Card
  • Direct Cash
  • Quick Cash
  • Skrill
  • Neteller
  • Bank Wire


  • Visa/MC
  • Bitcoin
  • Express
  • Check by Courier (Withdrawal)

Bitcoin for your deposits, withdrawals and all your betting needs will continue to be our choice of currency for all your sportsbook needs.


Counties Accepted

Both GTBets and Bovada accept players from the United States making these sportsbooks attractive to our US clients. Please note to always be aware of any restrictions in your jurisdiction as it will vary.


In Conclusion;

These are two sportsbooks who we feel you can’t go wrong with as they offer outstanding mobile, betting and casino features. GTBets is a no-nonsense, straightforward sportsbook that offers solid bonuses and promotions, while Bovada specializes in catering to the US market. Both, however, come highly recommended and endorsed for being trustworthy and reputable.